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Zuckerberg injects himself into the vaccine controversy with his newborn

The Facebook CEO is increasingly speaking out on topics beyond the Internet and social media. And yes, people are taking notice.

By 13 January 2016

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​Government drones spray prairie dogs with peanut butter to help ferrets

The US Fish and Wildlife Service wants to make sure endangered ferrets stay safe from a deadly disease, so it comes up with a plan involving peanut butter pellets delivered via drones.

By 14 July 2016

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Karl Landsteiner, discoverer of blood groups, honoured in Google Doodle

The biologist who discovered the existence of blood groups would have been 148 years old on June 14.

By 14 June 2016

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Facebook's trending news feed may be a sham

The world's largest social network calls out the top trending stories on its site, which is visited by more than a billion people every day. But the list may be manipulated by Facebook's employees, who are allegedly deciding what's "trending" based on their political views.

By 10 May 2016

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Special delivery: Zipline, UPS partner to carry medical supplies by drone in Rwanda

The service, paid for by the Rwandan government, will serve as a testing ground for drone delivery.

By 9 May 2016

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Not a flu shot fan? Here's a vaccine patch you give yourself

Prototype microneedle patch under study by the CDC is well received by early testers. Imagine picking up a flu vaccine at the pharmacy and administering it in the comfort of your home.

By 28 February 2014

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Scientists crowdfunding AIDS vaccine, want to give it away for free

By reverse engineering the mechanisms of people born with natural immunity to AIDS, a team of scientists is working to bring a free AIDS vaccine to all the world.

By 24 January 2014

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Text messages boost flu vaccine rates in pregnant women

Researchers find that those who received five text messages every week about the importance of flu shots were 30 percent more likely to get one than those who only received phone calls.

By 11 January 2014

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Introducing a flu vaccine you give yourself

Scientists develop an influenza vaccine delivered by a microneedle patch that patients could easily and painlessly self-administer.

By 5 September 2013

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Researchers closing in on effective malaria vaccine

The early stage clinical trial is small, but out of the 15 volunteers given the highest dose of a malaria vaccine, 12 are showing total resistance to the disease.

By 9 August 2013